The Estes Park Gun & Archery Club is open to the public.
It serves the greater Estes valley and nearby cities.
Memberships, currently $75, are sold on an annual basis.
As of January 8th, there are 165 members in 2018 with a 600 member cap.
See the above link for more information on becoming a member.
The Outdoor Range, is located in Noel's Draw off of U.S. Highway 34,
about 3.5 miles East of the Olympus Dam, on the right just past mile marker 68.
The range is open to Members and their guests only unless a Public Event is scheduled.
Access is through a combination locked gate. The range offers pistol, rifle and archery venues. Safety protocol and range officer duties are self-managed by members while they use the range. Click here for a Map. Outdoor range rules/instructions are here.
The Indoor Range, is located at the corner of U.S. Highway
36 & Community Drive, next to the Estes Park Dog Park.
Click here for a Map. The range has seven 50 foot long shooting lanes.
Shooting is allowed for Archery, Centerfire Pistol, & Rimfire Pistol or Rifle. The Indoor Range is open to Club Members and the public. A daily fee is charged for indoor range use.
The hours for the Indoor Range are listed below:
- Archery - Tuesday Evenings
7:00 PM -8:00 PM
- Shooting - Wednesday Evenings
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
- Shooting - Thursday Evenings
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
- Shooting - Friday Evenings 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
- Shooting - Sunday Afternoons 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (starting 12/3)
- Shooting - First Tuesday of the Month - Defensive Pistol Skills Review 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Please come join us!
Note: Usually there are more open stations Wednesday evenings.
The Colorado Bureau of Investigation maintains a list of states whose CCW permits are recognized by Colorado.
To see which states recognize your Colorado CCW permit, see USA Carry Maps.
In exchange for your time and effort, the club offers an annual membership and cleanup waiver. Please consider running and serving your club.
From CDOT - On Monday, Jan. 22, the closure limit on the
Estes Park end of the canyon will move
further west to mile point 68, or just before Noel's Draw Lane.
Noel's Draw Lane will not be included in the closure area.
The fine print: Permits WILL be required for all travel on US 34 to/from Loveland.
On Monday, October 2nd, members outside
of Estes Park will need to use US 36 to Mall Road
and down 3.5 miles on US 34 to the Outdoor Range. Glen Haven and Drake members will need
to travel on Larimer County road 43 to Estes Park, then down US 34.
Trap Range photo
This is the Noels Draw Road gate. It provides controlled access to
the Common Point Range. The gate is open on Public Shooting Days.
Indoor range shooting lanes.
August 15, 2017 – Gun Club Patches now Available
These sew-on patches are 2.5" x 1.75" and 3.5" x 2.5".
Available at Public Shoot days
or with payment enclosed, number of each desired to:
Estes Park Gun and Archery Club
P.O. Box 982
Estes Park, CO 80517-0982.
August 14, 2017 – Please pick up your brass. When finished shooting, please collect your brass
and deposit in buckets provided. Each year, the club recycles brass which nets over $400 that helps you and your club.
August 1, 2017 – Trap Shooting Info click here.
Fire restrictions are still in place for
certain mountain areas in the state,
being extra cautious when outdoors is prudent.
See Colorado Department of Public Safety for the latest fire safety information.
September 1, 2017 – 2017 September Newsletter click here.
January 8, 2017 – To see a chart of Indoor Range usage for 2016, click here.
January 5, 2018 – To see a chart of Indoor Range usage for 2017, click here.
January 5, 2018 – To see a chart of Outdoor Range usage for 2017, click here.
The indoor range is reserved on the first Tuesday night of each month from 5:15 PM to 6:45 PM
for a Defensive Handgun Skills Review.
This is not an "open range" or a class per se, rather it is an instructor-lead skills review and practice
for those who have had intermediate or advanced pistol training and bring the required equipment.
For more information contact Jim Boyd at 970-481-4279 or Jim Boyd email.
On February 22, 2010, a new law took effect that applied state firearms laws to national parks and wildlife refuges across America. Click here for more information